PediatricsInfo Center

First Rx for Type of Bladder Dysfunction in Kids Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug for a certain type of bladder dysfunction in children.
Summer Safety for Kids
The sun is shining, the swimmers are splashing and the kids may be hitting the playgrounds. Don't let injuries and illnesses ruin the summer fun.
Possible EpiPen Malfunctions
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an alert regarding possible malfunctions with a common severe allergy injection.
Preventing Poisoning at Home
Our homes are filled with helpful things: medications, cleaners, hygiene products, jewelry and batteries. These items are helpful for adults, but they can be dangerous for children.
The Dangers of Accidental Battery Ingestion
Batteries can be dangerous if swallowed, especially for children. Unfortunately, children often don't understand the dangers associated with accidental battery ingestion.
New Test to Detect Common Genetic Disorder
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of the first genetic test to help diagnose Fragile X Syndrome (FXS).
Flu Activity Is High Across the US
Across the United States, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks.
How Safe Is Your Home?
How many potentially dangerous items are in your home?
Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time.
C. Diff Rx Approved for Children
A medication to treat diarrhea associated with Clostridioides difficile ( C. difficile ) is now approved for children.